Sunday, September 27, 2020

Fort Zachary Taylor

Massive fort built at very south of Florida Keys. Constructed in 1845 – 1866. Here was discovered the largest collection of cannons from American...

Presidio of Santa Barbara

This historical fortress includes El Cuartel - one of the oldest buildings in California, constructed by Spanish in 1782. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.42258 N 119.69901 W Categories: Fortifications,...

Qila Mubarak

The most ancient fortification in India, at least 1900 years old, but contains elements even from Harappa period. Location, GPS coordinates: 30.2080 N 74.9373 E Categories: Fortifications and...

Castillo de San Marco

The oldest masonry fort in the United States, built in 1672 – 1695 by Spaniards and Brits. A star fort built to protect St....

Fort de Chartres

Partly reconstructed historical fortress. Initially, it was built by the French in 1720 on the bank of the Mississippi River. Fort served as the...

Fort Sumter

Sea fort - a fortified island at the entrance in Charleston port. Construction started in 1829 and was left unfinished on April 12, 1861,...